Back to School 2021 - 2022 Guide

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    Learn all you need to know to help your child go "Back to School" for the 2021-22 school year on this informative, easy to use site. The first day of school is Wednesday, August 11, 2021. You'll find everything you need to know to start the year off right, including the new student calendar, exam, test and report card schedules, back to school nights and lunch menus.

     

  • Registration
    New students entering kindergarten, sixth or ninth grade who enroll in Pinellas County Schools will be assigned to a zoned school as long as there is available seat capacity. If the zoned school does not have capacity, students will be assigned to a nearby school with available seats and be provided school bus transportation. Students at all other grades will be assigned to their zoned school on a space-available basis. Find your zoned school, required documents and more about the registration process.
     
    The hours for the district's Student Assignment office are 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Monday-Friday.

     

    The Student Assignment office is located in the district's Administration Building, 301 Fourth St. SW, Largo. Families can receive assistance by calling the office at (727) 588-6210.

     

    COVID-19 Information
    PCS Fall 2021 - Guiding Practices and Protocols at www.pcsb.org/COVID-19

     

    Change/reset passwords
    Learn how to change or reset your passwords at www.pcsb.org/passwords

     

    Immunizations
    Find out the 2020-21 State of Florida school entry Immunization Requirements.

     

    Up-To-Date Phone and Email Contact Information
    Please make sure PCS has your up-to-date contact info.
     
     
    Back to School Forms
    Access all the forms that families need to start the school year to include the Media Release Form, the Clinic Card and the Code of Conduct Parent and Student Acknowledge Letter.
     

    Watch these videos about proper handwashing techniques and germ prevention at schools.

     
    Student and Family Services
    Learn more about social services that the district makes available to students and families by watching this social services video.


    Transportation
    If your child is a bus rider, you will receive information in the mail from the district's Transportation Office detailing your child's bus stop, route number, and pick up and drop off times for the 2021-22 school year.
    If you have questions about your student's bus transportation, please contact the Transportation District Call Center: (727) 587-2020. Visit Transportation.
     
     
    School Supply List
    View the recommended supply lists, by grade level.
     
     
     

    2021-22 School Events/Clinics
    Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County Back to School clinic

     
    Open House Nights

    Please verify with your school for your Back-to-School night for the 2021-2022 school year.


    Uniform and Modified Dress Code
    View the PCS Dress Code Policy

     

    Breakfast and Lunch Programs
    For the 2021-2022 school year, all students will receive school meals at no charge.

    Online application for free and reduced-price meal benefits are available at www.myschoolapps.com. While all students will receive meals at no charge, the application provides other key benefits – additional funding for schools, technology assistance and discounts for students such as clothing and college entrance exams.  All households are encouraged to apply. Completing the online application is secure, convenient and worry-free. Results are available within two working days. Eligibility is based on household size and income. Once approved, the benefits are good for the entire year. Paper application forms are available upon request from the cafeteria manager. Please visit the district's Food Service webpage for all school meal menus, nutrient information and ingredient list.

    Free and reduced meal applications - apply at my www.schoolapps.com



    Family Engagement

    Discover the great choices PCS offers to engage in your child's education from mentoring and volunteering to serving on a committee at your child's school Parent Teacher Association (PTA) or School Advisory Council (SAC). To find out how you can become involved in your child's education.

    Family Communications

    Pinellas County Schools uses an electronic flyer communication and delivery tool called “Peachjar.” Parents will receive electronic flyers from their child’s school once per week. With the Peachjar eflyer program, the eflyers are sent directly to parents’ email inboxes as well as posted on school websites for easy access. School and school district-approved eflyers help to keep families informed about upcoming school activities, programs, and events. Learn more at pcsb.org/peachjar


    Student Accident Insurance
    The Pinellas County School Board, like most school boards in the State of Florida, requires students participating in certain school activities to purchase student accident insurance. Get more information on Student Accident Insurance and enrollment information on mandatory and voluntary student accident insurance.

     

    School Board and Superintendent
    School Board Meetings

    Most Pinellas County School Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Exceptions are July, August, November and December when the meeting schedule is modified to accommodate scheduled holidays. Minutes from each meeting are published after they are approved at the following board meeting. Get more info and the School Board meeting schedule.

    Superintendent Michael A. Grego

    Did you not find the information you were looking for? Please use this school list to contact your school